Catching Fireflies

finding magic along the way

Monthly Archives: February, 2013

The Price We Pay

I am thinking that all publishing dreams – self or traditional – need to be faced with realistic expectations. Yes, there are some who write a great book (or even a not-so-great book) and manage to find an agent who manages to find a publisher who manages to find the right promotional vehicle to reach …

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Don’t Panic! You are in good company.

In my newest quest for knowledge in the self-publishing world, I picked up The Complete Guide to Self-Publishing by Marilyn Ross and Sue Collier. Within the first chapter, I found inspiration. Did you know that Mark Twain self-published The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn? Zane Grey, Anais Nin, Walt Whitman, Virginia Woolf, Gertrude Stein, Edgar Allan Poe, …

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